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This is a photograph of Rev. Charles Monroe Sheldon, pastor of Central Congregational Church in Topeka, Kansas. He organized the Tennessee Town Kindergarten, which is the first black kindergarten west of the Mississippi River. Rev. Sheldon is best known for his novel "In His Steps" or "What Would Jesus Do?"
Creator: Samarjian's Studio
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
Item Number: 306239
Call Number: B Sheldon, Charles M. *54
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306239
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Religion - Ministers
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Religion - Christianity - Congregational
Date - 1900s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Sheldon, Charles Monroe, 1857-1946
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Type of Material - Photographs